Kalpa coconut sugar, Kalpa bar dark chocolate and Kalpa drinking chocolate launched

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Kalpa coconut sugar a ICAR-CPCRI product and  Kalpa bar dark chocolate and Kalpa drinking chocolate a joint venture between CPCRI and The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Co-operative Limited(CAMPCO) were launched in Vigyan Bhavan New Delhi on July 16, 2016 on the occasion of 88th ICAR Foundation Day, Krishak Goshthi and ICAR Award Ceremony by Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister in the presence of Shri S.S. Ahluwalia, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs; Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union  Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Panchayati Raj; and Shri Sudarshan Bhagat, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR, Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Additional Secretary, DARE and Secretary, ICAR, Shri. Sunil Kumar Singh, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor (DARE/ICAR).

Coconut sugar is packed in 6 g sachets sufficient for a cup of beverage, which is a good substitute for normal sugar because of its low glycemic index and nutritive value.

 Kalpa bar chocolate is moulded in 30 g packs and is a rich blend of pure cocoa and natural coconut sugar and has the delicious richness of dark chocolate. It does not contain any artificial ingredients.

 Kalpa drinking chocolate is packed in 200 g pet jars and is an instantised blend of low GI coconut sugar, crafted from fine cocoa powder formulated to produce the delicious drinking chocolate. It is good for the taste buds of drinking chocolate lovers who want a healthier life style.

The event was attended by Members of the Governing Body of ICAR, Senior Officials of ICAR Headquarters and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Directors of ICAR Institutes, Vice Chancellors of Agricultural Universities, scientists and staff of ICAR Institutes and  more than 700 farmers from various regions. The launching ceremony was witnessed  by Dr. P.Chowdappa, Director and Dr. K.B.Hebbar, Head PB&PHT from CPCRI and Shri S.R.Sathishchandra, President, SRI.H.M.KRISHNA KUMAR, DGM, CCF and officials from Delhi unit from CAMPCO.



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